Ukraine invasion could tighten already-scarce MPV tonnage

[caption caption="The war in Ukraine could affect European short-sea steel and grain shipments. Credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]Sanctions against Russia could intensify an already-chronic shortage of MPV/HL tonnage driven by container shippers …

[caption caption="The war in Ukraine could affect European short-sea steel and grain shipments. Credit: Shutterstock"][/caption]Sanctions against Russia could intensify an already-chronic shortage of MPV/HL tonnage driven by container shippers vying with traditional breakbulk shippers for precious cargo space in the current congested market. More immediately, a few breakbulk cargoes are presently...